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11th Annual George D. Sullivan Memorial Golf Tournament

Hosted by University of Nevada, Reno Police Department
Saturday, August 12 at 8 AM – 6 PM

Sergeant George D. Sullivan 1954-1998


University of Nevada, Reno Police Sergeant George D. Sullivan was killed in the line of duty in the early morning hours of January 13, 1998. He had been with the University Police Department for 19 years. He was survived by his wife and five children. Memorial Services were held at Lawlor Events Center on January 17, 1998.

George was born in Reno, attended Reno High School and Truckee Meadows Community College, where he earned his Criminal Justice degree. He was well known and well liked by the campus community; known for his care and concern for his fellow officers, friendliness and sense of humor. He has been honored by the university with a granite memorial bench placed at the east side of Manzanita Lake. The bench was dedicated in October of 1998. The Police Services area in the Student Services Building was named the “George D. Sullivan University Police Complex” in January of 2002.